South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Private Tour Guide Rio Recommendation

Having just recently returned to NYC from a 2-week vacation in Brazil (October 2009), including a 3 night/3 day stop in Rio, my boyfriend and I were thrilled to have found private tour guide Emanuel (Manu) Peclat. I wasn’t originally looking for a private tour guide for Rio, but stumbled upon positive reviews about Manu in the frommers.com and tripadvisor.com forums and thought I would reach out to him. Manu was quick to respond to my inquiry and answer all my questions and was flexible to arrange a tour that met our needs for a price that was more than fair. From the moment he picked us up at the airport, we never had to worry about our safety or our itinerary. He stayed with us around the clock showing us the sites and sounds of Rio from the main tourist sites, to off the beaten path restaurants and locations. He is a certified tour guide, speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese, was friendly, funny and went above and beyond to make sure our trip to Rio would provide us with a lifetime of wonderful memories. We now have a friend in Rio. Check out his blog at http://cariocawayoflife.blogspot.com/. He can also be reached via e-mail at manu.peclat@hotmail.com.

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report The Inca Trail - It's a Long Way Down
  2. 2 Bogota
  3. 3 Lima-Paracas-Nazca-Huacachina-Lima (bus/drive)
  4. 4 Trip Report Touring Iguazu Falls
  5. 5 Tour guides needed for SugarLoaf and Corcovado? Transfer recs?
  6. 6 Independent travel vs. tour of Buenis Aires
  7. 7 Chile/Patagonia Itinerary Questions
  8. 8 Hawaii or Rio for single male traveler
  9. 9 New Years Eve: Rio or Buenos Aires?
  10. 10 4 weeks in Chile
  11. 11 Lima-Paracas-Nazca: in 1 day?
  12. 12 New Year's Eve in Lima
  13. 13 Bogota - Is it safe?
  14. 14 Para Ti, Brazil
  15. 15 Advice needed for Colombia
  16. 16 Chile and Argentina
  17. 17 Trip Report To Iguazu Falls, No Time To Tango
  18. 18 2nd Leg Retirement Trip
  19. 19 Trip Report In Celebration of Retiring: A Luxe Trip to Peru
  20. 20 Buenos Aires GTG, Tuesday, Jan.13
  21. 21 El valle de Elquí
  22. 22 Need a "just in case" Buenos Aires restaurant recommendation
  23. 23 Columbia Questions
  24. 24 Planning 3 weeks in Columbia
  25. 25 Bus tickets from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Patagonia) in December?
View next 25 » Back to the top